Ethiopia and Uganda: Keeping girls in school
In the pastoral areas of southern Ethiopia and northern Uganda, where girls cannot attend
schools because of social, cultural, and economic reasons, we implement our goats4girls initiative to re-enroll girls in school. Each girl gets 2 mature female goats and the parents match one. Each beneficiary girl then pledges to pass on the two first-born kids to another girl selected by school and community. Girls sell some of their goats to buy needed supplies that enable them to continue with their education. So far, over 1,000 girls have enrolled in the program. Read more about Goats4girls.